British politics live: Al-Zahawi says Johnson is safe in his job and says Starmer should apologize for drinking | Policy

British politics live: Al-Zahawi says Johnson is safe in his job and says Starmer should apologize for drinking |  Policy

good morning. Is Boris Johnson safe in his job? You wouldn’t think reading the weekend newspapers (here Toby HelmAssessing what’s likely to happen next in the Observer) But this morning Nadhim Zahawi, the Minister of Education, claimed that it is. Zahawi noted that Johnson deserves praise for his apology, and for his judgment of “big … Read more

Social robotics company Sphero buys Misty Robotics spin-off – TechCrunch

Social robotics company Sphero buys Misty Robotics spin-off – TechCrunch

Misty’s had a trip from hell. After the company raised $11.5 million from Foundry and Venrock and then crowdfunded its personal robot, the company faced a series of challenges. Today, Swedish social robotics company Furhat Robotics is giving the embattled startup a nice landing in what the Swedish company says is an all-cash deal. Furhat … Read more

Edu institutes ordered to cut ties with Edtech Cos | Mumbai News

Edu institutes ordered to cut ties with Edtech Cos |  Mumbai News

MUMBAI: Suppressing educational institutes collaborating with educational technology companies to offer online or traditional programmes, the University Grants Commission and All India Council of Technical Education have warned them against exclusion. In a red notice issued Sunday, both bodies asked HEIs to cancel agreements with education technology companies. Officials said the higher education minister has … Read more

upGrad net loss widened as advertising expenditures rise twice in fiscal year 21

upGrad net loss widened as advertising expenditures rise twice in fiscal year 21

The net loss of upGrad Education Pvt Ltd led by education technology Ronnie Scrovala nearly tripled in 2020-21 (FY21) as the company doubled its advertising and promotional expenditures during the year. The company recorded a consolidated net loss of R211 crore for fiscal year 21, as against a net loss RRs 78 crore for the … Read more

Pursuit of social purpose brings business schools back to their roots

Pursuit of social purpose brings business schools back to their roots

Leon Laubcher belongs to a new generation of business school graduates – a generation very different from the profit-obsessed groups that once emerged from MBA classes. Where his predecessors prior to 2010 went to investor returns, Lauscher argues that companies should put social purpose before or at least on par with profit. “The role of … Read more

Asia’s least-known tech manufacturers shine in the 2021 stock market

Asia’s least-known tech manufacturers shine in the 2021 stock market

Semiconductor equipment makers from Japan and China were among the biggest winners in the Asian stock market in 2021, doubling their valuation from the end of the previous year amid strong demand for high-tech manufacturing. After the Covid-led 2020 stock market boom that spawned high-flying digital companies, Asian stock markets had a relatively tough year … Read more

Livingston County’s sentiment on the employment scene shifted to 2022

Livingston County’s sentiment on the employment scene shifted to 2022

While January is usually a big month for job seekers, the pandemic has brought an unprecedented shift in the employment landscape. Labor shortages are expected to continue in many industries across the state and in Livingston County this year. The county’s low unemployment rate can be deceiving. Many county residents move out of the county … Read more

PSP Director strives to combine business and education

PSP Director strives to combine business and education

Although she started recently, Molly Young, director of strategic initiatives for education and workforce at the Permian Strategic Partnership, has a lot to do. One element is that the Permian Strategic Partnership, PetroSkills, and the University of Texas Petroleum Extension have just announced plans to launch the Catalyst Workforce Development Program, a unique initiative to … Read more